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Fishkind Conversations: Orlando's hospitality jobs are finally coming back

Hank Fishkind. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Hank Fishkind. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

Florida’s unemployment rate dipped to 3.2% in March, and Central Florida’s labor markets were particularly strong.

As economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind tells WMFE’s Nicole Darden Creston, it appears that Central Florida’s hospitality industry recovery is finally starting to take root.

Click the Play Audio button to hear their conversation.

 

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from extraordinary hurricanes to historic space flights, from the people and procedures of Florida’s justice system to the changing face of the state’s economy.